Roles & Permissions

Last Updated on 2021-12-17

Account Roles

Account Role Description Single Member Multi Members
Owner The user who initially creates the LayerPanel account. The Owner receives all billing queries, has complete access privileges to all of the account information, can deploy new cloud servers, and can invite multi members to manage this account and service.
Member One or more individuals who are permitted to manage assigned cloud servers. Members can install operating systems, manage server passwords, have access to power management, etc.
Billing Admin The user who can only manage billing and invoice information for assigned accounts including payment handling, credit card information update, etc. (1)
Billing Member A user who has the combined ability of a Member and the Billing Admin. (1)

(1) For the role of Billing field, you can only choose either Billing Member or Billing Admin.

Account Permissions

Owner Member Billing Admin Billing Member
Apply for subscription (E.g. Cloud Servers, One-click Apps, Load Balancers and Global Private Networking) and add-on service (E.g. Backups, DDoS Attack Protection and China Direct CN2 Route)
Create, manage and delete VM under Dedicated Cloud
Add, update and delete account role(s)
Assign specific server management for Member and Billing Member
Update account profile (e.g. Administrative contact preferences, Account Two-factor Authentication (2FA) etc.)
Settle outstanding orders via online payment
View payment history
Add a new Credit Card

`*When adding more than one credit card to the account, the authorized member can set the default card for payment.
Turn on and shut down Cloud Servers
Choose the operating system and ISO when installing Cloud Servers
Use console for managing Cloud Servers
Track server usage (e.g. CPU, RAM, Disk I/O and Data Transfer)
Check server's action logs
Edit instance name for Cloud Servers
Reset server administrative password
Update Reverse DNS record
Manage Templates
Manage Firewall Rules ✓(*View) ✓(*View)
Manage Load Balancers
Manage Global Private Networking
Manage Managed Database
Manage Backups
Enable China Direct CN2 route
Enable DDoS Attack Protection
Enable Dedicated GPU

Quick Start Guide

  1. Log in to LayerPanel, go to the Account section and click Manage Users.

  2. Select the + Invite User.

  3. Select a role (E.g. Member, Billing Member & Billing Admin). Enter the user's email address and click Send Invitation to receive an email invitation.


  4. Owner can click on Permissions and assign the task permissions to the desired Member(s).